Our Dishonest Debate about Syria

The White House continues to communicate its preferred anti-ISIS strategy though vagaries and signaling, most of which are subject to the audience’s interpretation.

To the extent that this administration has a coherent policy approach to the crisis in Syria, it is in its dedication to avoid overt American intervention in the country’s civil war. This has proven a reactionary course of action that has substantially undermined American interests in the region and the world.

  • Way too much babble that avoids the central point.

    Syrian is a microcosm of Islam.

  • Hard Little Machine

    The point everyone is missing is ‘then what’? Nation building? How the fuck is that going to work?

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Syria needs to be partitioned into Sunni Arab, Kurdish, Alawite, Druze and Christian enclaves even if it means some exchanges of population to create defensible boundaries.